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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 16 new and published books in the subject of South Asian Economics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Corporate Social Responsibility and Development in Pakistan

    By Nadeem Malik

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has not only become an important concept for corporate organizations but also civil society, community, state and the multilateral and bilateral development agencies. It has acquired great significance in the aftermath of the global financial crisis of 2008,...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India

    By Brijesh C Purohit

    Government investments in social sector has always played an important role in tackling social issues and facilitated in the alleviation of poverty. Hence, budgetary expenditure to be mobilized for such investments needs to be efficiently allocated and utilized to maximize the greatest good. This...

    Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Low Carbon Transitions for Developing Countries

    By Frauke Urban

    Series: Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

    Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times and in order to tackle this carbon emissions need to be mitigated. China and India have recently become some of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters. Transitions to low carbon energy, for reducing emissions that lead to...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. South Asian Tissue Economies

    Edited by Jacob Copeman

    Questions of the social implications of biotechnology and biological exchange (the extraction of human tissues such as blood, skin and organs for testing, storage and/or distribution for therapeutic or research purposes) have recently been brought strongly to the analytical fore across the social...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Political Economy of Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka

    Economic Liberalization, Mobilizational Resources, and Ethnic Collective Action

    By Nikolaos Biziouras

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    At the point of independence in 1948, Sri Lanka was projected to be a success story in the developing world. However, in July 1983 a violent ethnic conflict which pitted the Sinhalese against the Tamils began, and did not come to an end until 2009. This conflict led to nearly 50,000 combatant...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Asian Financial Integration

    Impacts of the Global Crisis and Options for Regional Policies

    Edited by Yiping Huang, Shiro Armstrong

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    In the wake of the global financial crisis, Asia is leading the global recovery with strong economic growth. However, this book argues that, in the coming years, the region will need to play a much more active role in shaping the future global financial system and, in turn, suggests policy...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Economic Restructuring in India

    Economic Governance and State Spatial Rescaling

    By Loraine Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    State re-scaling is the central concept mobilized in this book to interpret the political processes that are producing new economic spaces in India. In the quarter century since economic reforms were introduced, the Indian economy has experienced strong growth accompanied by extensive sectoral and...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Reform and Productivity Growth in India

    Issues and Trends in the Labour Markets

    By Dibyendu Maiti

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    During the last two decades, India has experienced a high growth rate, but the contribution from productivity growth and technological progress has been very low. This has resulted in a poor performance in the employment generation in the formal sector, and this book examines this phenomenon and...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Pakistan - The Political Economy of Growth, Stagnation and the State, 1951-2009

    By Matthew McCartney

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book provides a comprehensive reassessment of the development of the economy of Pakistan since independence to the present. It employs a rigorous statistical methodology, which has applicability to other developing economies, to define and measure episodes of growth and stagnation, and to...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The BRICs and Emerging Economies in Comparative Perspective

    Political Economy, Liberalisation and Institutional Change

    Edited by Uwe Becker

    In the past ten to twenty years the global political economy picture has dramatically changed with the emergence of the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and, notably, China (BRICs) as big players and competitors of the advanced economies in the West and Eastern Asia. The book comparatively...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge